The start of winter is a great time to explore the theme of rain in your early learning environment. Children naturally wonder about their environment, so incorporating the natural changes in the environment with the changes of season can be a very engaging way to incorporate learning into your early learning themes. Music themes Sit the children in circle with bongos or drums. Ask them to listen to the rain and match the rhytym of the drops.
It's so great to see children asking questions. I try and view childhood education as a process where they ask questions, and we work together to work out the answer. It's more important to know how to find answers than to know every countries names, or the height of the highest mountains in the world. If children can stay curious about their world, then they will keep learning and become powerful citizens. This site has my tricks for helping children and hot to encourage learning within day to day life, and within the formal education environment. I hope you enjoy!